Lotensyl AT Tablet

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Introduction

Lotensyl AT Tablet is a medicine used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure). This combination medicine controls blood pressure when a single medication is not effective. By lowering the blood pressure, it helps in preventing future heart attack and stroke.

"Lotensyl AT Tablet is a medicine used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure). It is a combination of two medicines that effectively controls blood pressure when a single medication is not effective. By lowering the blood pressure, it helps in preventing future heart attack and stroke. This medicine should be taken regularly without food at a fixed time each day. This medicine should not be stopped abruptly as it may result in sudden increase of blood pressure. This medicine should be used along with a proper diet, salt and high fat food restriction, and regular exercise for best results. Some patients may develop swelling of ankle as a side effect of this medicine. It may also produce dizziness initially, but this improves with time.
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Uses of Lotensyl AT Tablet

Benefits of Lotensyl AT Tablet

In Hypertension (high blood pressure)

Lotensyl AT Tablet is a combination medicine that contains two active ingredients, Lercanidipine and Atenolol. Both of the medicines in this combination work to lower blood pressure but in different ways. Together they help to relax blood vessels, reduce heart rate and make it easier for your heart to pump blood around your body. This lowers blood pressure.
If your blood pressure is controlled you are less at risk of having a heart attack, stroke or kidney problems. The medicine must be taken regularly as prescribed to be effective. You do not usually feel any direct benefit from taking this medicine, but it works in the long term to keep you well. You should also make appropriate lifestyle changes (such as eating healthy and staying active) to maximize the effectiveness of this medicine.

Side effects of Lotensyl AT Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Lotensyl AT

  • Sleepiness
  • Headache
  • Ankle swelling
  • Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk)
  • Slow heart rate
  • Tiredness
  • Palpitations
  • Nausea
  • Edema (swelling)
  • Constipation
  • Cold extremities

How to use Lotensyl AT Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Lotensyl AT Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Lotensyl AT Tablet works

Lotensyl AT Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Atenolol and lercanidipine which lower blood pressure effectively. Atenolol is a beta blocker that works specifically on the heart to slow down the heart rate while lercanidipine is a calcium channel blocker which works by relaxing blood vessels. Together, they make the heart more efficient at pumping blood throughout the body.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Lotensyl AT Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Lotensyl AT Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Lotensyl AT Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Lotensyl AT Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Lotensyl AT Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Lotensyl AT Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Lotensyl AT Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Lotensyl AT Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Lotensyl AT Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Lotensyl AT Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you forget to take Lotensyl AT Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Lotensyl AT Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Quick Tips

  • You have been prescribed Lotensyl AT Tablet for the treatment of high blood pressure.
  • Lowering blood pressure reduces chance of future heart attack & strokes.
  • It may cause dizziness. Get up slowly when rising from a sitting or lying position.
  • Do not stop taking the medication suddenly without talking to your doctor as it can cause sudden increase in your blood pressure.
  • Let your doctor know if you are pregnant or planning for pregnancy.

Fact Box

Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
CARDIAC

Patient Concerns

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I am a patient of hypertension
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatry
Hypertension is clinal condition of high blood pressure. Please see a physician.
Some times I had lot of hypertension
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatry
Hypertension is clinically high blood pressure. Persistent high arterial blood pressure above 120/80 mm HG is termed as pre-hypertension or hypertension, but the point to be emphasized is that this rise in blood pressure is persistent. Transient increase in BP occurs in stress and anxiety and needs to be treated accordingly.
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References

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90, Delhi - Jaipur Road, Sector 32, Gurugram, Haryana 122001
Country of Origin: India

MRP
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